An exquisite French ormolu and banded agate box with silver hinged triple lid, circa 1830-40. Each of the twelve polished agate stone panels is framed by finely engraved silver. Each of the three lids features faceted edging, all raised on four round agate feet. French, circa 1830.
height: 2.5 in. 6 cm., width: 5 in. 13 cm., depth: 3 in. 7.5 cm.